This is reported by Interfax with reference to the Sakhalin branch of the Unified Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

It is noted that the epicenter of the tremors was located 107 km east of Onekotan Island.

The source of the earthquake lay at a depth of 78 km.

“In the settlements of the Kuril Islands, they did not feel it, the tsunami alarm was not announced,” the message says.

Earlier, the Il-76 aircraft of the Russian Emergencies Ministry arrived in Syria to provide assistance after the earthquake.

It was also reported that the death toll from the earthquake in Turkey rose to 3381.